Amphibious forces

November 03, 2017 - 4:26 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says a Marine Corps general is no longer confined to quarters for contempt at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay. Air Force Maj. Ben Sakrisson says the Pentagon suspended a sentence which found that Brig. Gen. John Baker should be confined to quarters for 21-days and...
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This image from video released by ABC shows Myeshia Johnson, La David Johnson's widow, during an interview on "Good Morning America," Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in New York. (ABC News via AP)
October 24, 2017 - 6:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fallen soldier's angry widow joined the stormy dispute with President Donald Trump over his response to her husband's death, declaring that his failure to remember the soldier's name in last week's condolence call "made me cry." He retorted Monday that the call was "very...
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U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford speaks to reporters at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang Hotel in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 17, 2017 - 5:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs...
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U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford speaks to reporters at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang Hotel in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 17, 2017 - 3:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs...
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August 08, 2017 - 9:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps for the first time is eyeing a plan to let women attend what has been male-only combat training in Southern California, as officials work to quash recurring problems with sexism and other bad behavior among Marines, according to Marine Corps officials. If...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2017 file photo U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey aircraft land on the deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard amphibious assault ship off the coast from Sydney during events marking the start of Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial joint military exercise between the United States and Australia. A MV-22 Osprey that had launched from the USS Bonhomme was conducting regularly scheduled operations when it crashed into the water off Australia's east coast, Saturday, Aug. 5. (Jason Reed/Pool Photo via AP, File)
August 06, 2017 - 6:01 am
SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a U.S. Marine Osprey aircraft off Australia's coast (all times local): 11:50 a.m. U.S. military officials have called off a search and rescue operation for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2015 file photo, a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey comes in for a landing at Miami International Airport before a presidential visit, in Miami. Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 while trying to land. Twenty-three of 26 personnel aboard the aircraft have been rescued, the Marine base Camp Butler in Japan said in a statement. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 05, 2017 - 10:04 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps suspended the rescue operation and...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2017 file photo U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey aircraft land on the deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard amphibious assault ship off the coast from Sydney during events marking the start of Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial joint military exercise between the United States and Australia. A MV-22 Osprey that had launched from the USS Bonhomme was conducting regularly scheduled operations when it crashed into the water off Australia's east coast, Saturday, Aug. 5. (Jason Reed/Pool Photo via AP, File)
August 05, 2017 - 9:51 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a U.S. Marine Osprey aircraft off Australia's coast (all times local): 11:50 a.m. U.S. military officials have called off a search and rescue operation for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east...
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Alaina Kupec, right, and her wife Kathy Brennan work on putting bombs on a model F18 jet after pulling it out from a moving box in the home they just moved in to, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Orange, N.J. Kupec, a transgender woman who worked with pilots who flew F18 jets while serving as a Navy intelligence officer from 1992 until 1995, said she felt "heartbreak" after she heard about Trump's Twitter pronouncement banning transgender people from military service. The 48-year-old publicly transitioned to life as a woman in 2013. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 26, 2017 - 10:50 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve. Another transgender service member said he will not be kicked out without a fight. Transgender veterans and active...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington. Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. With his move to ban transgender people from military service on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on top of other actions and appointments, they now see him as openly hostile. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 26, 2017 - 10:02 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve. Another transgender service member said he will not be kicked out without a fight. Transgender veterans and active...
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